Psywave (move)

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Move data

Type Psychic
Category Special Special
Power -
Accuracy 80
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 1

Technical/Hidden Machine

Red/Blue
Yellow
TM46

Effects

Psywave inflicts a random amount of HP damage, varying between 50% and 150% of the user's level. In other words, at level 100 the damage will be 50-150 HP.

The damage is typeless (not affected by type advantages/disadvantages) but it still does not affect Dark type Pokemon.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
An attack with variable power.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Attacks with a psychic wave of varying intensity.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is attacked with an odd, hot energy wave that varies in intensity.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is attacked with an odd, hot energy wave. The attack varies in intensity.
Black/White The target is attacked with an odd psychic wave. The attack varies in intensity.
Black 2/White 2 The target is attacked with an odd psychic wave. The attack varies in intensity.
X/Y The target is attacked with an odd psychic wave. The attack varies in intensity.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Psywave at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 15
Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Level 1
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Level 7
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Level 1
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Level 17
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Level 23
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Level 30
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 1
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 1
Mismagius
#429 / Ghost
Level 1
Bronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
Level 15
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Level 15
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Level 1
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Level 8
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Level 1
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 1
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 1
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Level 13
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Level 13

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Psywave as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Amorphous
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Amorphous
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Amorphous
Koffing
#109 / Poison
Amorphous
Weezing
#110 / Poison
Amorphous